joe at pavilion.net
Thu Sep 23 17:56:10 BST 1999
How do they read their mail? Using POP3, or directly from a shell with a text
On Thu, Sep 23, 1999 at 05:04:35PM +0100, Dr R D Gidden wrote:
> We are running 2.1.5 (Yes I know it's *old* !) and
> sendmail to handle all the mail for the school.
> I suppose it's something I've done but I can't spot it -
> anyone know the answer to: no one can delete their
> read mail, so they keep getting the same stuff shot
> down to them each time they log on, together with
> any new stuff.
> Inboxes are in /usr/spool/mail, which is owned by
> root, with chmod 777. Individual inboxes are owned
> by each individual user, with chmod 700. Which is
> how I thought I had it to start with, so I don't
> know why they can't alter their own file.
> Help gratefully received - even if it's something
> really stupidly obvious! ;-)
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